Job Description

Employment Status:
Full time
Job Function:
Nursing/Patient Care
Department:
54000 Clinic 140/240
Shift Hours / Days:
Monday- Friday Days
Hours / Pay Period:
80

Admixture Technician

We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we call Patient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.

A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development

CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. We provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.

Job Summary/Purpose:

Under direct supervision of a physician working within a clinic admixture room, performs the technical, nonjudgmental aspects of medication preparation, distribution, record keeping and inventory control. Tasks are subject to sequential or final verification by a registered nurse, mid-level provider, or physician

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares medication orders by compounding or admixing medications under supervision of a physician. Checks all orders for completeness of information. Verifies patient information and proper physician authorization.
  • Checks all orders for insurance approval before admixing.
  • Able to perform basic pharmaceutical calculations
  • Under a professional's supervision, admixes medications as ordered by physician or mid-level provider in an accurate and timely manner as per department guidelines, and preparing all drugs within OSHA and USP guidelines.
  • Properly record lot numbers, expiration date and volumes of all medications used in compounding for each product prepared.
  • Maintains patient drug assistance program, and replacement drug program as assigned, including maintaining proper documentation.
  • Counts controlled substance medication inventory weekly and maintain records.
  • Maintains current drug information and MSDS sheets.
  • Properly maintain the medication preparation area, including USP 797 required cleaning per policy.
  • Checks drugs monthly for outdate and other quality assurance activities as assigned, and maintains accurate documentation to support these activities.
  • Keeps accurate temperature logs
  • Responsible for complete inventory control of medication and related supplies, including ordering, receiving and shelving of all products.
  • Responsible for maintaining all records related to medications in accordance with state and federal laws.
  • Able to perform efficient data entry into systems utilized by the department including but not limited to inventory control system.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, Two (2) year degree preferred
  • Current Arizona pharmacy technician license is required
  • National pharmacy technician license is required
  • Two (2) years within the last five years in a comparable job classification with chemotherapy compounding experience required
  • Prior inventory control experience is preferred

The Best Place to Work

We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK.  Each of our hospitals earned a Best Place to Work distinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.

Beyond The Resume, What We Look For

We select people with talent—people who thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient.

Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment?  Visit www.cancercenter.com/careers  to begin your journey.